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I'm trying to summarize success stories mentioned in this thread.
From @TC610
It never hurts to ask - retention is a big YMMV.  If you don't like the offer given to you when you call for retention, ask for a better one.  Scan through the thread (use the search bar - reading through 130+ pages of posts can be time consuming) to see what others have been offered. Please post what you've got if its better then whats in the WIKI

Citi:
AA
Retention: $95 Statement credit after 5 transactions (no minimum...) in the next 3 months
09/17/2014 $95 refunded no need to make any transactions + 1000 Bonus Points per month for 16 months if made purchases of $1000+
05/12/16 AA Executive: $50 credit every month spend $1500 or 15K Miles for $5K in 5 Months
08/14/17 AA Exec $250 credit for spending $3,000/m * 3m OR 15K Miles for $5K in 3m.

Chase: - Call 800-945-2006.
  IB/IP
     Retention: 10k UR after 5k spend
    IC
     Retention: $50 SC
  UA (Club)
     Retention: $150 account credit
     Retention: 10k Miles for spending $2000 in 3 months.
  UA (Presidential)
     Retention: $100 account credit
  BA
     Retention: 9k Avios for spending $1500 in 3 months
  Freedom (5x catagories)
     Retention: 2,500 UR

Barclay's:
M&M
Retention: Waived by SMing

Arrival
Retention: 5K miles, for keeping the card open randomly.
AF waived, HUCA

US air:
AF waived

American Express

Seems to be clearly spend related while also no rhyme or reason to who gets offers

  Business gold:5k-15k/$100 statement credit no spend required.
  Delta Gold Skymiles - 12.5k Delta miles for paying the annual fee (no extra spending required) or $100 Credit on the account
  SPG personal: 7k for 1k spend in 3 months.
  SPG business: 10k no spend.
  Personal Platinum - 20,000 MR for $3,000 spend in 3 months. (Actually gave me 5,000MR immediately, then 15,000 when I spend the $3k)/up to 50k/$150 SC for 1k spend.
  Personal Platinum (another data point [zow]) - 30,000 MR for $4,000 spend in 3 months.
  Business Platinum: 10k no spend/20k for 10k spend/30k no spend +50k for 40k spend

Retention contact numbers:
Citi: 800-444-2568
Chase: 800-945-2006
Amex: 800-452-3945
Barclays: 18664084064 (credit dept)
US Bank:

Click on link to get backdoor numbers for most banks:
http://ficoforums.myfico.com/t5/Credit-Cards/Backdoor-Numbers/td-p/408066
« Last edited by zow on May 19, 2019, 06:47:52 PM »

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5910 on: November 07, 2017, 10:01:21 AM »
PRG was offered $100 for $500 spend OR 7K points for $1000 spend but I have to choose one.
Any chance I can get both with a HUCA?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5911 on: November 07, 2017, 01:01:10 PM »
PRG was offered $100 for $500 spend OR 7K points for $1000 spend but I have to choose one.
Any chance I can get both with a HUCA?
I doubt it, but never hurts to try.
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5912 on: November 07, 2017, 01:38:20 PM »
from what I've een I thought amex you have to be more specific, as in they don't offer to you on a silver platter. Am I wrong?
don't know, prob depends on rep

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5913 on: November 08, 2017, 10:33:59 AM »
Anyone got lately on Citi prestige $350 version?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5914 on: November 08, 2017, 12:46:13 PM »
SPG personal got 7k after $1500 spend

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5915 on: November 08, 2017, 02:10:38 PM »
SPG personal got 7k after $1500 spend
Did you also receive 10k in April?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5916 on: November 08, 2017, 02:10:52 PM »
SPG personal got 7k after $1500 spend
Which number did you call. I got nothing so far. Only 7k last October for first AF. And they all say to wait another month or so, so that they could see offers on my account.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5917 on: November 08, 2017, 02:11:04 PM »
15k MR after $2k spend on personal plat.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5918 on: November 08, 2017, 02:18:46 PM »
Anybody got anything lately to keep Ink Business Bold ?
Have 2 ink cards. They credit the $95 for me every year ive tried. i do spend quite a bit on them

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5919 on: November 09, 2017, 09:25:55 PM »
Anyone got lately on Citi prestige $350 version?

Called today and got a choice of 3 offers.

1) $50 statement credit, each month for next 7 months, if $1,500 spent that month. (Full annual fee back if spending $10,500).

2) 10,000 bonus TY points for spending $3,000 within 6 months.

3) 1 bonus TY point per $1 spent, up to max of 50,000 points.

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5920 on: November 09, 2017, 09:41:02 PM »
Called today and got a choice of 3 offers.

1) $50 statement credit, each month for next 7 months, if $1,500 spent that month. (Full annual fee back if spending $10,500).

2) 10,000 bonus TY points for spending $3,000 within 6 months.

3) 1 bonus TY point per $1 spent, up to max of 50,000 points.
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« Reply #5922 on: November 09, 2017, 11:31:17 PM »
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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5923 on: November 12, 2017, 10:53:57 AM »
anything recent on Jetblue Plus card?

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Re: Credit Card Retention Bonuses
« Reply #5924 on: November 12, 2017, 01:57:46 PM »
Did you also receive 10k in April?

Nope :(

Which number did you call. I got nothing so far. Only 7k last October for first AF. And they all say to wait another month or so, so that they could see offers on my account.

Called the number on the back of the card